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“Traveler Train” Gift Card holder

This gift card holder was made with the same stamp set as my previous card, called “Traveler“.  I used the train image for this one, and I stamped the World Map stamp in the background, very lightly. (Stamped on a piece of scrap paper first and then on my card.) I sponged Soft Sky blue ink and Smoky Slate ink to add a little dimension to the image.

To make this gift card holder, I used the Envelop punch board and cut the 2 notches. (see below for the instructions). To secure the bottom part, I used the Epic Day Washi tape, which matched my card perfectly! I found it looks a bit like the railorad tracks, don’t you?

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You will need:

  • Card base: 4.25” x 11” card stock
  • Front panel: 3-3/4” x 2-3/4” (color) and 3-1/2” x 2-1/2”(White)
  • Insert: White card stock 3-3/4” x 6-1/2” (for the inside of the card)
  1. Score the 4.25” x 11” card stock at 2” and 7-1/4”. Fold toward the center.

  2. Use the Envelop Punch Board to make two notches at 1” from both sides on the 2” scored side.

  3. Wrap a strip of Washi tape across the bottom flap to hold it in place. Stick both ends at the back.

  4. Stamp the front panel. Mount on the colored card stock and glue in place.

  5. Score the Insert at 1-3/4” and 6”. Fold the 1/2” at the top and adhere on the inside of the top part of the card. Fold the bottom part and insert in the folded flap inside of the card.


Stamp set: Traveler, World Map, Remembering your birthday (French version)

CS: Smoky Slate, Whisper White, Basic Black, Back to Black DSP

Ink: Soft Sky, Smoky Slate, Memento Black ink

Tools: Envelop Punch board, Decorative Label punch, Banner punch, Simply Scored Scoring Board and Tool

Accessories: Epic Day This and That Washi tape


Traveler Flip Card for Father’s Day

Traveler” stamp set is a perfect set for masculine cards! I used the train from this set to make this Father’s Day card. I also used “World Map” background stamp for the side panel. To “aged” the paper, I sponged Crumb Cake ink with a sponge dauber around the edges.

This card was created with the Cicle Card Thinlits which cuts and scores the card for you to create this fun flip card!

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Here’s the inside of the card:

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Stamp set: World Map, Traveler, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Word Play

CS and paper: Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Early Espresso

Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Baked Brown Sugar

Tools: Big Shot, Circle Card Thinlits, 2-1/2″ Circle punch, Large Oval punch, Banner punch, Sponge dauber